Two men and a woman were arrested Saturday morning as a result of a complaint of a break-in at a residence in the 300 block of Ave. X South. Just after 9:30 AM yesterday, police received a call from a citizen reporting that his home had been robbed. The caller provided police with a description of the suspects, along with the fact that one of them was armed with a knife. The victim also got in his vehicle and and kept the suspects in sight as they made their escape on foot. He continued to pass information on to police as officers were dispatched to the scene.
Due to the precise information being provided, responding officers were able to locate the suspects quickly a few blocks from the original incident. The first officer on scene confronted the suspects. One man and the woman fully cooperated however a third suspect, who turned out to be the man with the knife did not comply with the officers commands and refused to show his hands. The officer opened the rear door of his patrol car and introduced his partner, Police Service Dog Tyr to the suspect, who immediately became compliant. All three were taken into custody without further incident.
Both men, age 23 have been charged as a result of the incident. One faces charges including Break & Enter and weapons related charges. He was brought before a Justice of the Peace last night and has been remanded in custody. The other has been charged with Obstruction and Breach. He was also brought before a Justice of the Peace and has been released for court on a later date. The 20 year old female was released with no charges. No one was injured in the incident.